Hamish Atkinson

Veterinarian:

Hamish Atkinson B.Sc, B.V.Sc

Hamish graduated from Massey University in 1985 and has gained a wealth of clinical and surgical experience over the ensuing years. He has excellent surgical skills with a particular interest in soft tissue surgery.

Hamish has a very gentle manner with pets and as the owner of cats, dogs, birds (and even snakes from his earlier years living in South Africa) he has a life time of knowledge on animal care and health.

Hamish's other passion is competitive Laser sailing at a national and international level and he has achieved 3rd place in the Masters World champs in Hayling Island.

Karen Atkinson

Veterinarian:

Karen Atkinson B.V.Sc

Karen graduated from Massey University with distinction in 1990 and has been in clinical practice ever since.

Karen and Hamish have two sons, Craig and Brad, a cat 'Dash' and a Cocker Spaniel 'Becky'.

From a very young age Karen has always wanted to be a vet and thoroughly enjoys helping people care for their precious pets.

Karen has extensive experience in medical and surgical care of pets, is passionate about continuing education and has a particular interest in dermatology